Curriculum Outline

I. Sanitation and Hygiene

  1. Hygiene and Good Grooming
    1. Personal hygiene
    2. Good grooming
  2. Sanitation Procedures
    1. Definition
    2. Importance
    3. Methods of sanitation
    4. Chemistry as applied

II. Anatomy and Physiology

  1. Dermatology
    1. Structure of the skin
    2. Functions of the skin
    3. Conditions of the skin
    4. Disorder of the skin
  2. Trichology
    1. Structure of hair
    2. Composition of hair
    3. Blood and nerve supply
    4. Growth and regeneration
    5. Color, texture, elasticity and porosity
    6. Conditions and disorders
  3. Nails
    1. Structure and composition
    2. Growth and regeneration
    3. Nail irregularities

III. Chemical Procedures

  1. Hair Coloring and Lightening
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Materials and supplies
    3. Classifications
    4. Safety measures
    5. Procedures
    6. Corrective measures
    7. Fillers
    8. Removal of artificial color
    9. Special effects
    10. Chemistry as applied
  2. Chemical Waving
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Materials and supplies
    3. Scalp and hair analysis
      1. Hair porosity
      2. Hair texture
      3. Hair elasticity
      4. Hair density
      5. Hair length
    4. Classifications (types) of products
    5. Safety measures
    6. Procedures
    7. Special hair problems
    8. Chemistry as applied
  3. Chemical Hair Relaxing
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Material and supplies
    3. Scalp and hair analysis
      1. Hair porosity
      2. Hair texture
      3. Hair elasticity
      4. Hair density
      5. Hair length
    4. Classifications (types) of products
    5. Safety measures
    6. Procedures
    7. Special problems
    8. Chemistry as applied

IV. Business & Professional Relations

  1. Professional Attitude and Salesmanship
    1. Personality
    2. Salesmanship
    3. Patron relations
    4. Telephone techniques
  2. Salon Management
    1. Business practices
    2. Employer-employee relations
    3. Salon development
    4. Professional ethics
    5. Public Relations
  3. Safety Measures
    1. Pertaining to shop patrons
    2. Pertaining to shop operators
    3. Equipment
    4. Materials
    5. Precautions relative to various services
      including hair straightening
    6. Precautions for electrical devises

V. Hair Care & Treatment

  1. Shampoos and Rinses
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Materials and supplies
    3. Types of shampoos
    4. Rinses
    5. Procedures
    6. Chemistry as applied
  2. Scalp and Hair Care
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Materials and supplies
    3. Junctions of nerves, muscles and blood
    4. Procedures
    5. Safety measures
    6. Chemistry as applied

VI. Skin Care, Facials, Make-up, Shaving

  1. Facials and Make-up
    1. Purposes and effect of massage movements
    2. Implements and supplies
    3. Function of nerves and muscles
    4. Procedure in giving a plain facial
    5. Facial cosmetics
    6. Special problems
    7. Eyebrow arching
    8. Lash and brow tinting
    9. Shaving
    10. Beard and moustache grooming

VII. Manicuring

  1. Purpose and effects
  2. Preparation
  3. Equipment, supplies and implements
  4. Procedures and manicuring

VIII. Hair Shaping & Styling

  1. Hair Shaping
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Materials, supplies, and implements
    3. Fundamentals
    4. Use of implements
    5. Designing and procedures
      1. Traditional barber styles (fine taper)
      2. Contemporary styles
    6. Safety measures
  2. Hair Styling
    1. Purpose and effects
    2. Materials and supplies
    3. Finger waving and shaping
    4. Curl formation
      1. Pin Curls
      2. Rollers
    5. Comb-out techniques
  3. Thermal Techniques
    1. Hair and scalp analysis
    2. Materials, supplies and implements
    3. Hair pressing
    4. Thermal curling
    5. Thermal and waving
    6. Safety measures
  4. Care and Styling of Wigs
    1. Types of Wigs
    2. Cleaning and conditioning
    3. Fitting and adjusting
    4. Styling
    5. Safety measures

IX. State Laws for Barbering & Hairdressers
and EEOC Guidelines